Planners approve Dunkin’ plan for Medina
MEDINA – A plan for a new Dunkin’ Donuts store in Medina at the southeast corner of Route 31A and 63 cleared another hurdle on Thursday with a vote of support from the Orleans County Planning Board.
JFJ Holdings of North Andover, Mass., is the developer for the project.The company wants to build a 2,000-square-foot store on vacant land owned by Gregory Housel. The project includes 27 parking spaces with most on the west side of the building.
The drive-through includes space for about seven vehicles. The County Planning Board recommended the Town of Shelby Planning Board approve a front setback variance. The town code requires a 75-foot setback. JFJ has proposed a 47-foot setback.
The store will be at a busy intersection with nearby sites that include a gas station hair salon/health food store, an auto parts store, a motel and the Oak Orchard River.
JFJ is also working to build a Dunkin’ Donuts in Albion, right next to the Tim Hortons on Main Street. Both stores are expected to open in early 2014.